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Hemerocallis Headaches 2

Hemerocallis Headaches

Daylilies have enjoyed a surge of popularity in recent years. With their adaptability to heat and drought and their spectrum of colorful flowers, they have a well earned reputation as low maintenance perennials that fit the lifestyle of the busy gardener. Daylilies are not without pest problems, however. Fortunately, most are not serious and can …

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Planning The Perennial Garden 4

Planning The Perennial Garden

Man does not live by herbaceous perennials alone, even if his name is Bloom, and neither does a well-rounded garden. Like stage performers, they need to play off some scenery. This is where shrubbery comes into the picture. Consider the typical “foundation planting,” a common sight in the Americas but not Great Britain. Almost all-new …

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